Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2582
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
25 Jun 43 Bombing Hamburg
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress F 42-5850 SO-M 384BG/547BS USAAF Grafton Underwood
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0925 Hit by German fighters Crashed at Smalbroek near Beilen Drenthe
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 1/Lt. J.W. Smith O-661982 USAAF POW -
Co-Pilot Maj. S.L. Mc Millen O-346838 USAAF POW -
Navigator Capt. J.W. Foister O-443165 USAAF POW -
Bombardier 1/Lt. F.J. Meyers O-731085 USAAF POW -
Engineer T/Sgt. R.H. Buckley 19074146 USAAF KIA Margraten J-18-12 Initially buried at Beilen Gen Cem as unknown
Radio Operator T/Sgt. J.J. Reichwein 35356402 USAAF POW -
Ball Turret Gunner S/Sgt. L.T. Jones 19072171 USAAF POW -
Left Waist Gunner S/Sgt. D.A. Pratt 31151081 USAAF POW -
Right Waist Gunner S/Sgt. S.W. Mac Arthur 32323547 USAAF POW -
Tail Gunner 1/Lt. A.W. Nelson O-372287 USAAF POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
- Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 16357

Version July, 2023